Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship Program

Applications for the Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship. This program is the newest addition to the National Air Transportation Foundation’s (NATF) scholarship program. College or university students continuing his or her education in the aviation industry are invited to apply.

Scholarship Description
The scholarship is named after Richard L. Taylor, Associate Professor Emeritus, and for 22 years a member of the Aviation Department at the Ohio State University. The last seven of those years he held the position of Director of Flight Operations and Education. Professor Taylor is the award winning author of 14 aviation books including Instrument Flying, IFR for VFR Pilots and Understanding Flying. Professor Taylor’s vision, insight and drive helped expand flight education and training at Ohio State. His distinctive leadership fostered extensive opportunities for aviation students to further their careers as professional pilots.

Award Value
The Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, is to be used for one year of full-time undergraduate study. One award will be granted each year.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in aviation fields.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university.
  • Be enrolled in a flight program through the college/university with aspirations to become a professional pilot (general or commercial aviation).
  • Have a private pilot’s license – a copy must be included in application the packet.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. (Applicant must submit an official transcript).
  • Complete the official application.

Applicants’ Nationality
U.S. nationals are invited to apply.

Submission Deadline
The last Friday in MARCH every year.

Website and Application Link

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